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Wardes Moat

A Grade II Listed Building in Yalding, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2227 / 51°13'21"N

Longitude: 0.4396 / 0°26'22"E

OS Eastings: 570456

OS Northings: 149880

OS Grid: TQ704498

Mapcode National: GBR NQC.9Z3

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.KJRK

Entry Name: Wardes Moat

Listing Date: 25 July 1952

Last Amended: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175000

Location: Yalding, Maidstone, Kent, ME18

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Yalding

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Yalding St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NW
(south side)
Wardes Moat (formerly listed
as The Old Vicarage)

Vicarage, now house. Built by the Rev. John Warde, Vicar 1759-1798 (MHLG
Provisional List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest, 1960).
Additions of c.1880, and C20 alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond.
Double depth. Formerly 2 storeys, attic and semi-basement; attic converted
to third storey in early C20. Brick plinth. Red and grey brick plat band
in English bond above ground and first-floor windows. Moulded and finely-
dentilled rubbed brick eaves cornice (or former parapet cornice), with high
parapet above it forming front wall of third storey. Roof not visible.
Rear stacks to left and right, and slender projecting brick stack towards
front of each gable end. Regular 5-window front of recessed twelve-pane sashes
with splayed rubbed brick voussoirs. Similar windows to ground floor (second
from right blocked). Smaller similar windows to second floor, but with central
tripartite- sash. Three-window right return. Central half-glazed and panelled
door in fielded-panelled recess, with architrave of fluted Doric pilasters,
triglyphed frieze and moulded triangular pediment with modillioned soffit, up
seven stone steps with moulded risers and wreathed iron handrail with stick
and barley-sugar balusters. Similar central doorway to rear, but without
pediment. Red and grey brick addition of c.1880 to left; 1½ storeys, with
plat band, parapet, and plain tile roof hipped to left. One eight-light
mullioned and transomed first-floor window with stained glass top lights, and
two ground-floor casements, also with stained glass top lights. Single-storey
1970s addition to right, set back from front elevation, red brick in Flemish
bond, with plinth, plat band, parapet, and recessed twelve-pane sashes with
splayed rubbed brick voussoirs. Interior: staircase with moulded cheeks and
hand-rail, and turned balusters. Panelled doors. Shouldered fireplace-
surrounds and iron grates. Moated site.

Listing NGR: TQ7045649880

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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